GETTYSBURG, Pa., Dec. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — OPEN MINDS has announced that The Children’s Summit: The Future of School-Based Health Services will be held on February 10, 2021, immediately prior to the annual 2021 OPEN MINDS Performance Management Institute.
Addressing mental health needs of children while they are in school is something that our industry has been actively debating and discussing for the past 50 years. Everyone agrees that students need to be able to learn at school and that mental health needs can interfere with this primary task. School staff report that their ability to manage children with mental health issues in classrooms is a constant challenge. This year, our Children’s Summit will focus on the future of school-based health services. Provider organizations serving children with complex support needs and youth in underserved communities are developing innovative programs and models of care that integrate behavioral health